Aspetar to Host Medical Workshop for AFC Team Doctors Ahead of AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023

05/10/2023 02:28 PM

Aspetar, Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, is honoured to host a pivotal workshop. This event offers 24 Team Doctors, representing the participating nations in the AFC Asian Cup 2023, invaluable insights, and comprehensive training.

Organised by the AFC Sports Medicine Unit, the Medical Workshop, is scheduled for October 4th to 5th, 2023. This exclusive event coincides with the Team Workshop for the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023, the prestigious international football competition slated for January 12th to February 10th, 2024.

Hosted by Aspetar, the Medical Workshop spans a full day, covering a diverse range of topics. Its purpose is to equip Team Doctors with the latest knowledge and techniques, ensuring the optimal health and well-being of their athletes.

The morning sessions are dedicated to essential topics, ensuring that Team Doctors are well-prepared to handle a range of critical situations, including the formulation of Emergency Action Plans, conducting Initial Assessments of Injured Players, addressing Sudden Cardiac Arrest incidents on the pitch, and practical demonstrations of On-pitch Emergency Procedures.

In the afternoon, participants had the opportunity to explore further enriching experiences. They will embark on an enlightening Aspetar Facilities Tour, affording them a firsthand look at the institution's cutting-edge facilities, and will have the privilege of meeting with Aspetar's senior management. Additionally, the workshop will delve into the vital aspect of Injury Surveillance specific to the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023, emphasising the importance of player well-being. Mental Health and Harassment will be scrutinised through a surveillance study, recognising the significance of mental well-being in athletes.

The programme also touches upon Sports Dentistry, focusing on the screening and management of dental injuries on the pitch, underlining the holistic approach taken to ensure athletes' health and performance.

All participating medical teams also received an Aspetar Sports Dental Emergency Kit, which will help address many problems resulting from oral and dental injuries in stadiums or during travel and sports camps.

These meticulously crafted sessions aim to equip Team Doctors with the knowledge and skills they need to provide exceptional care to the athletes during the upcoming AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023.

Aspetar, with its team of world-renowned experts and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, is uniquely positioned to provide these valuable insights and training to Team Doctors participating in the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023. With a rich history of providing medical support to athletes, including those at the FIFA World Cup and the Olympics, Aspetar has earned a reputation for excellence.

As a trusted medical partner to numerous major sports organisations, Aspetar not only delivers exceptional clinical services but also actively contributes to the advancement of sports medicine and orthopaedics through its groundbreaking research initiatives. Their ongoing research efforts focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of sports injuries and illnesses.

Furthermore, Aspetar is committed to education and knowledge sharing. The institution offers a wide array of educational programmes tailored for healthcare professionals and athletes, empowering them with the latest advancements in sports medicine.

The Medical Workshop hosted by Aspetar is a testament to their dedication to elevating sports medicine standards and ensuring the health and safety of athletes competing in the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023. Aspetar looks forward to welcoming Team Doctors from across the participating countries and providing them with the tools and knowledge necessary to excel in their vital roles.


About Aspetar:

Aspetar is a world-leading specialised orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital and the first of its kind in the Middle East. Since 2007, with a world expert team, the hospital has provided top-level comprehensive medical treatment to all athletes in a state-of-the-art facility that sets new standards internationally.

In 2009, Aspetar was accredited as a “FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence” by F-MARC. In 2013, Aspetar was adopted as a reference collaborator centre by the Gulf Countries Council (GCC) Health Ministers Council and “The IOC Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health” in 2014.

In 2015, Aspetar has been recognised as the “IHF Reference Centre for Athlete and Referee Health”. In the same year, the hospital also achieved obtained-on December 15 the Accreditation Canada International (ACI) “Platinum Level”.

Aspetar is a member–organisation of Aspire Zone Foundation, Qatar’s innovative sports and healthy lifestyle destination.

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